Stealing a little time by the fire on a Monday night.

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Well, we did it.  We bought a Keurig 2.0 K200 coffee brewer.  The old Mr. Coffee was having some issues and, so, we used our $35 rewards certificate at Best Buy and bought the Keurig.  We also ordered a reusable coffee filter from Amazon that is supposed to be compatible with our new brewer.  Hopefully, it will be because I have a big bag of Starbucks Pike Place coffee that I bought from Sam’s Club and I really do not want it to go to waste.  If the reusable filter does work, I am sure we will use that in combination with different brands of K-cups.  We used the Keurig for the first time this morning and the thing really does make some good coffee.  So far, two thumbs up!

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It is time for yearly family pictures again.  We met Tamara Bahr, our regular photographer and great friend, at Nifong Park this morning.  Despite the wind, I think we got some fun new pictures.

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I texted Tamara last night to ask her to help me remember to get some pictures of Andy and I with each of the kids.  We forgot those last year, and I really wanted some of Mom with the kids and Dad with the kids.  Thanks Tamara for remembering!

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I am looking forward to seeing the results in a few weeks!

Today is our nephew Skyler’s tenth birthday.  Even though we didn’t get to meet him last weekend while visiting Rachel and her family, Laura still made him a birthday card.  I love it!

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Laura’s Fourth Grade Picture

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John’s Second Grade Picture

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No picture of the day.  Oh well…

It is Guys Night Out, meaning dinner at Applebee’s and a trip to Toys R Us, while Mom and Laura enjoy some time with friends!

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